Hunger
 India
Project #16050

Sponsor food groceries to old age people in India

by Sai Educational Rural & Urban Development Society (SERUDS)
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Summary

SERUDS identified the poor elderly people, senior citizens in & around Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh and providing monthly groceries consisting of sona masoori rice, Tar dal, coconut, cooking oil, soaps, hair oil, biscuits to 20 poor old age persons in Pasupala village, Kurnool. This monthly groceries are delivered at their door step by our volunteers. The destitute elders are happy for this kind gesture & they are able to eat food timely and these elderly persons health has been increased.
$39,273
total goal
$24,312
remaining
114
donors
4
monthly donors
2
years active

Challenge

These poor old age people are spending their most of the time in temple, grave yards, verandas of community hall and church yards. In this critical juncture, our volunteers identified these destitute elderly people and found their hunger. Hence SERUDS NGO started to provide food provisions, groceries to these elderly women. Further we have conducted survey and collected their case studies. The sons and daughters of elderly people neglected by them not at all take care of them.

Solution

Old age persons, Senior Citizens are belong to very poor family background. After identifying the situation of elderly people, we committee has discussed and taken up the initiation of supply of food groceries to 20 poor elderly people every month in Kurnool Town. To keep the old people happy in some extent on humanitarian grounds, we are supplying every month food groceries rice, dal, cooking oil, Vegetables, ground nuts, biscuits to 20 hapless elderly people in Pasupala Village of Kurnool.

Long-Term Impact

20 destitute elderly people are getting benefits from this ongoing program. The senior citizens are able to eat stomach fully in time without begging on the roads. So we have taken up this initiative & motivating public about service to humanity & the program is having very good impact in other parts of Kurnool. Poor elderly persons health have been increased & they are living with dignity & not depending on others for food, daily needs. They are able to give moral support to other older persons

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

Resources

http:/​/​www.serudsindia.org
Seruds NGO India

Organization Information

Sai Educational Rural & Urban Development Society (SERUDS)

Location: KURNOOL, ANDHRA PRADESH - India
Website: http:/​/​www.serudsindia.org
Project Leader:
Mallikarjuna Gorla
KURNOOL, ANDHRA PRADESH India
$14,961 raised of $39,273 goal
 
211 donations
$24,312 to go
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